Journeyman Information

Journeyman Mechanical

Journeyman Mechanical Exams are held quarterly on the first Tuesday in January, April, July and October at the New Hanover County Government Center. Applications must be submitted a week prior to the exam date requested. Special examinations may be given at the discretion of the board. Exam fee is $25.

Please submit the New Hanover County Journeyman Mechanical Exam Application to the Mechanical and Plumbing Chief, Arthur Malpass, at amalpass@nhcgov.com at least a week prior to the exam date requested on your application. 

If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass by email at amalpass@nhcgov.com or by phone at 910-798-7319.

Journeyman Mechanical Board Members:

  • Michael Callari
  • Thomas Crittenden Jr.
  • Larry Lisk
  • Ray McClorythe
  • David Sims Jr.

Journeyman Plumbing

Journeyman Plumbing Exams are held the first Monday of every month from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the New Hanover County Government Center. There is no exam in September. Applications must be submitted a week prior to the exam date requested.

Please submit the New Hanover County Journeyman Plumbing Exam Application to the Mechanical and Plumbing Chief, Arthur Malpass, at amalpass@nhcgov.com at least a week prior to the exam date requested on your application. 

If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass by email at amalpass@nhcgov.com or by phone at 910-798-7319.

Journeyman Plumbing Board Members:

  • Thomas Crittenden Jr.
  • Randall Siegel
  • David Woodbury

Journeyman Electrician

Journeyman Electrician Exams are given the second Tuesday of every other month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The exam fee is $20.00.

Please submit the New Hanover County Journeyman Electrical Application to the Electrical Chief, Randal Gray, at ragray@nhcgov.com according  to the application deadline below.

Applications Due:
January 14, 2020 for exam on February 11, 2020.
March 10, 2020 for exam on April 14, 2020.
May 12, 2020 for exam on June 9, 2020.
July 14, 2020 for exam on August 11, 2020.
September 8, 2020 for exam on October 13, 2020.
November 10, 2020 for exam on December 8, 2020.

If you have questions please contact the Electrical Chief, Randal Gray, at ragray@nhcgov.com or by phone at 910-798-7323.

Journeyman Electrician Board Members:

  • Russell Carlson
  • William Loeber
  • Eddie Richards
  • Dale Sutton
  • Randal Gray

Chimney Sweep License

The Chimney Sweep review and test will be as needed, Exam fee is $25.

Please submit the New Hanover County Chimney Sweep Application to the Mechanical and Plumbing Chief, Arthur Malpass, at amalpass@nhcgov.com.

If you have questions please contact Arthur Malpass by email at amalpass@nhcgov.com or by phone at 910-798-7319.

Building Safety: 230 Government Center Dr, Suite 170 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7308 • Fax 910-798-7811